taxa profiles

Table of Conservation Summaries

On this page is a table of the conservation profiles of Australian extinct and endangered birds.

The default display lists conservation profiles in taxanomic order.

Click on the header of each column to sort the data by taxanomic order, name or status in either ascending or descending order.

Click on common name to access the conservation summary for each taxa.

Taxanomic order Common namesort descending IUCN Red List Status 2010 EBPC Act Status 2010
76 Abbott's Booby Endangered endangered
159 Albert's Lyrebird Near Threatened not listed
43 Antarctic Prion Endangered not listed
124 Antarctic Tern (Indian Ocean) Endangered vulnerable
123 Antarctic Tern (New Zealand) Endangered endangered
27 Antipodean Albatross (Auckland Islands) Endangered vulnerable
110 Asian Dowitcher Near Threatened not listed
80 Australasian Bittern Endangered endangered
102 Australian Painted Snipe Endangered vulnerable
157 Azure Kingfisher (Tasmanian) Vulnerable endangered
105 Bar-tailed Godwit (northern Siberian) Vulnerable not listed
104 Bar-tailed Godwit (western Alaskan) Vulnerable not listed
149 Barking Owl (Papuan) Near Threatened not listed
150 Barking Owl (southern) Near Threatened not listed
236 Bassian Thrush (South Australian) Vulnerable not listed
132 Baudin's Black-Cockatoo Endangered vulnerable
223 Black Currawong (King Island) Endangered not listed
188 Black Grasswren Near Threatened not listed
48 Black Petrel Vulnerable not listed
115 Black-breasted Button-quail Near Threatened vulnerable
30 Black-browed Albatross Endangered vulnerable
211 Black-chinned Honeyeater (south-eastern) Near Threatened not listed
206 Black-eared Miner Endangered endangered
93 Black-faced Sheathbill (Heard Island) Vulnerable not listed
103 Black-tailed Godwit (eastern Siberian) Near Threatened not listed
244 Black-throated Finch (southern) Vulnerable endangered
42 Blue Petrel Critically Endangered vulnerable
7 Blue-billed Duck Near Threatened not listed
82 Brown Goshawk (Papuan) Near Threatened not listed
202 Brown Thornbill (King Island) Critically Endangered endangered
164 Brown Treecreeper (south-eastern) Near Threatened not listed
90 Buff-banded Rail (Cocos Keeling Islands) Vulnerable endangered
91 Buff-banded Rail (Macquarie Island) Extinct extinct
116 Buff-breasted Button-quail Endangered endangered
37 Buller's Albatross Near Threatened vulnerable
39 Buller's Albatross (northern) Near Threatened vulnerable
38 Buller's Albatross (southern) Near Threatened vulnerable
50 Buller's Shearwater Vulnerable not listed
31 Campbell Albatross Vulnerable vulnerable
6 Cape Barren Goose (south-western) Vulnerable vulnerable
131 Carnaby's Black-Cockatoo Endangered endangered
181 Carpentarian Grasswren Near Threatened not listed
203 Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Near Threatened not listed
196 Chestnut-rumped Heathwren (Flinders Ranges) Vulnerable not listed
195 Chestnut-rumped Heathwren (Mount Lofty Ranges) Endangered endangered
75 Christmas Island Frigatebird Critically Endangered vulnerable
153 Christmas Island Hawk-Owl Vulnerable vulnerable
18 Christmas Island Imperial-Pigeon Near Threatened not listed
231 Christmas Island White-eye Near Threatened not listed
69 Common Diving-Petrel (southern) Vulnerable not listed
245 Crimson Finch (white-bellied) Near Threatened vulnerable
114 Curlew Sandpiper Vulnerable not listed
134 Double-eyed Fig-Parrot (southern, Coxen's) Endangered endangered
189 Eastern Bristlebird Endangered endangered
191 Eastern Bristlebird (northern) Critically Endangered endangered
190 Eastern Bristlebird (southern) Endangered endangered
107 Eastern Curlew Vulnerable not listed
147 Eastern Ground Parrot (mainland) Near Threatened not listed
135 Eclectus Parrot (Cape York Peninsula) Near Threatened not listed
12 Emerald Dove (Christmas Island) Near Threatened endangered
2 Emu (Tasmanian) Extinct extinct
44 Fairy Prion (southern) Endangered vulnerable
119 Fairy Tern Vulnerable vulnerable
121 Fairy Tern (Australian) Vulnerable not listed
120 Fairy Tern (New Caledonian) Endangered not listed
165 Fawn-breasted Bowerbird Near Threatened not listed
227 Flame Robin Near Threatened not listed
51 Flesh-footed Shearwater Near Threatened not listed
204 Forty-spotted Pardalote Endangered endangered
45 Fulmar Prion (southern) Vulnerable not listed
71 Gentoo Penguin (subantarctic) Near Threatened not listed
129 Glossy Black-Cockatoo (Kangaroo Island) Endangered endangered
130 Glossy Black-Cockatoo (south-eastern) Near Threatened not listed
20 Glossy Swiftlet (Christmas Island) Near Threatened not listed
219 Golden Whistler (Lord Howe Island) Near Threatened not listed
220 Golden Whistler (Norfolk Island) Near Threatened vulnerable
140 Golden-shouldered Parrot Endangered endangered
65 Gould's Petrel Vulnerable endangered
67 Gould's Petrel (Australian) Vulnerable endangered
66 Gould's Petrel (New Caledonian) Vulnerable not listed
248 Gouldian Finch Near Threatened endangered
111 Great Knot Vulnerable not listed
97 Greater Sand Plover (Mongolian) Vulnerable not listed
138 Green Rosella (King Island) Vulnerable not listed
86 Grey Falcon Vulnerable not listed
224 Grey Fantail (Lord Howe Island) Extinct extinct
225 Grey Fantail (Norfolk Island) Near Threatened not listed
175 Grey Grasswren (Bulloo) Endangered vulnerable
49 Grey Petrel Endangered not listed
94 Grey Plover Near Threatened not listed
23 Grey-backed Storm-Petrel Endangered not listed
35 Grey-headed Albatross Critically Endangered endangered
108 Grey-tailed Tattler Near Threatened not listed
59 Herald Petrel Vulnerable critically endangered
98 Hooded Plover Vulnerable not listed
99 Hooded Plover (eastern) Vulnerable not listed
100 Hooded Plover (western) Vulnerable vulnerable
228 Hooded Robin (south-eastern) Near Threatened not listed
229 Hooded Robin (Tiwi Islands) Critically Endangered endangered
230 Horsfield's Bushlark (Tiwi Islands) Vulnerable not listed
53 Hutton's Shearwater Endangered not listed
78 Imperial Shag (Heard Island) Near Threatened vulnerable
79 Imperial Shag (Macquarie Island) Vulnerable not listed
36 Indian Yellow-nosed Albatross Endangered vulnerable
237 Island Thrush (Christmas Island) Near Threatened endangered
239 Island Thrush (Lord Howe Island, Vinous-tinted) Extinct extinct
238 Island Thrush (Norfolk Island, Grey-headed Blackbird) Extinct extinct
4 Kangaroo Island Emu Extinct extinct
58 Kermadec Petrel (western) Endangered vulnerable
3 King Island Emu Extinct extinct
118 Lesser Noddy (Houtman Abrolhos) Endangered vulnerable
96 Lesser Sand Plover (Kamchatkan) Endangered not listed
95 Lesser Sand Plover (Mongolian) Endangered not listed
81 Letter-winged Kite Near Threatened not listed
88 Lewin's Rail (Tasmanian) Vulnerable not listed
89 Lewin's Rail (Western Australian) Extinct extinct
41 Light-mantled Albatross Endangered not listed
54 Little Shearwater (Tasman Sea) Vulnerable not listed
217 Long-tailed Triller (Norfolk Island) Extinct extinct
200 Lord Howe Gerygone Extinct extinct
92 Lord Howe Woodhen Endangered endangered
73 Macaroni Penguin Near Threatened not listed
133 Major Mitchell's Cockatoo (eastern) Near Threatened not listed
174 Mallee Emu-wren Endangered endangered
5 Malleefowl Vulnerable vulnerable
77 Masked Booby (Tasman Sea) Near Threatened not listed
155 Masked Owl (northern) Vulnerable vulnerable
154 Masked Owl (Tasmanian) Endangered vulnerable
156 Masked Owl (Tiwi Islands) Endangered endangered
21 Matsudaira's Storm-Petrel Vulnerable not listed
63 Mottled Petrel Near Threatened not listed
19 New Zealand Pigeon (Norfolk Island) Extinct extinct
148 Night Parrot Endangered endangered
163 Noisy Scrub-bird Endangered vulnerable
199 Norfolk Island Gerygone Near Threatened not listed
17 Norfolk Island Ground-Dove Extinct not listed
125 Norfolk Island Kaka Extinct extinct
28 Northern Royal Albatross Endangered endangered
145 Orange-bellied Parrot Critically Endangered critically endangered
117 Painted Button-quail (Houtman Abrolhos) Endangered vulnerable
212 Painted Honeyeater Vulnerable not listed
126 Palm Cockatoo (Australian) Vulnerable not listed
141 Paradise Parrot Extinct extinct
13 Partridge Pigeon Vulnerable not listed
15 Partridge Pigeon (eastern) Vulnerable vulnerable
14 Partridge Pigeon (western) Vulnerable vulnerable
221 Pied Currawong (Grampians) Extinct not listed
222 Pied Currawong (Lord Howe Island) Endangered vulnerable
101 Plains-wanderer Endangered vulnerable
137 Princess Parrot Near Threatened vulnerable
62 Providence Petrel Vulnerable not listed
167 Purple-crowned Fairy-wren (eastern) Near Threatened not listed
166 Purple-crowned Fairy-wren (western) Endangered vulnerable
64 Pycroft's Petrel Extinct not listed
84 Red Goshawk Near Threatened vulnerable
112 Red Knot (New Siberian Islands) Vulnerable not listed
113 Red Knot (north-eastern Siberia) Vulnerable not listed
144 Red-fronted Parakeet (Macquarie Island) Extinct extinct
218 Red-lored Whistler Vulnerable vulnerable
127 Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo (south-eastern) Endangered endangered
128 Red-tailed Black-Cockatoo (south-western) Vulnerable vulnerable
8 Red-tailed Tropicbird Near Threatened not listed
207 Regent Honeyeater Critically Endangered endangered
136 Regent Parrot (eastern) Endangered vulnerable
233 Robust White-eye Extinct extinct
74 Royal Penguin Near Threatened not listed
109 Ruddy Turnstone (Palaearctic) Near Threatened not listed
193 Rufous Bristlebird (western) Extinct extinct
198 Rufous Fieldwren (Dirk Hartog Island) Vulnerable not listed
197 Rufous Fieldwren (Dorre Island) Vulnerable not listed
160 Rufous Scrub-bird Endangered not listed
162 Rufous Scrub-bird (northern) Endangered not listed
161 Rufous Scrub-bird (southern) Endangered not listed
158 Sacred Kingfisher (Norfolk Island) Near Threatened not listed
34 Salvin's Albatross Vulnerable vulnerable
226 Scarlet Robin (Norfolk Island) Endangered vulnerable
194 Scrubtit (King Island) Critically Endangered critically endangered
177 Short-tailed Grasswren Vulnerable not listed
178 Short-tailed Grasswren (Flinders Ranges) Vulnerable not listed
179 Short-tailed Grasswren (Gawler Ranges) Vulnerable not listed
32 Shy Albatross Vulnerable vulnerable
232 Silvereye (Lord Howe Island) Near Threatened not listed
240 Singing Starling Near Threatened not listed
201 Slender-billed Thornbill (Gulf St Vincent) Vulnerable not listed
234 Slender-billed White-eye Near Threatened not listed
60 Soft-plumaged Petrel Critically Endangered vulnerable
40 Sooty Albatross Endangered vulnerable
52 Sooty Shearwater Near Threatened not listed
70 South Georgian Diving-Petrel Vulnerable not listed
151 Southern Boobook (Lord Howe Island) Extinct extinct
152 Southern Boobook (Norfolk Island x New Zealand) Critically Endangered endangered
1 Southern Cassowary (Australian) Vulnerable endangered
171 Southern Emu-wren (Dirk Hartog Island) Vulnerable not listed
173 Southern Emu-wren (Eyre Peninsula) Endangered vulnerable
172 Southern Emu-wren (Fleurieu Peninsula) Endangered endangered
72 Southern Rockhopper Penguin (eastern) Vulnerable not listed
29 Southern Royal Albatross Vulnerable vulnerable
213 Spotted Quail-thrush (Mt Lofty Ranges) Critically Endangered critically endangered
246 Star Finch (Cape York Peninsula) Near Threatened not listed
247 Star Finch (southern) Critically Endangered endangered
176 Striated Grasswren (sandplain) Near Threatened not listed
139 Swift Parrot Endangered endangered
55 Tahiti Petrel Near Threatened not listed
57 Tahiti Petrel (New Caledonian) Near Threatened not listed
56 Tahiti Petrel (Pacific) Near Threatened not listed
143 Tasman Parakeet (Lord Howe Island) Extinct extinct
142 Tasman Parakeet (Norfolk Island, Norfolk Island Green Parakeet) Critically Endangered endangered
241 Tasman Starling Extinct extinct
243 Tasman Starling (Lord Howe Island) Extinct extinct
242 Tasman Starling (Norfolk Island) Extinct extinct
184 Thick-billed Grasswren (central New South Wales) Extinct not listed
185 Thick-billed Grasswren (Flinders Ranges) Vulnerable not listed
186 Thick-billed Grasswren (Lake Frome Basin) Near Threatened not listed
182 Thick-billed Grasswren (MacDonnell Ranges) Extinct not listed
183 Thick-billed Grasswren (north-west New South Wales) Critically Endangered vulnerable
26 Tristan Albatross Critically Endangered endangered
83 Variable Goshawk (Christmas Island) Endangered endangered
170 Variegated Fairy-wren (Shark Bay) Vulnerable not listed
25 Wandering Albatross Critically Endangered vulnerable
85 Wedge-tailed Eagle (Tasmanian) Vulnerable endangered
192 Western Bristlebird Endangered vulnerable
187 Western Grasswren (Gawler Ranges) Vulnerable not listed
146 Western Ground Parrot Critically Endangered endangered
215 Western Whipbird (eastern) Vulnerable vulnerable
214 Western Whipbird (Kangaroo Island) Near Threatened not listed
216 Western Whipbird (western heath) Endangered endangered
47 Westland Petrel Vulnerable not listed
106 Whimbrel (eastern Siberian) Near Threatened not listed
87 White Gallinule Extinct extinct
24 White-bellied Storm-Petrel (Tasman Sea) Vulnerable vulnerable
33 White-capped Albatross Vulnerable vulnerable
235 White-chested White-eye Critically Endangered extinct
46 White-chinned Petrel Vulnerable not listed
122 White-fronted Tern Endangered not listed
61 White-headed Petrel Endangered not listed
68 White-necked Petrel (southern) Endangered
16 White-quilled Rock-Pigeon (Stokes Range) Near Threatened not listed
9 White-tailed Tropicbird (Christmas Island) Endangered not listed
10 White-tailed Tropicbird (Indian Ocean) Endangered not listed
180 White-throated Grasswren Vulnerable not listed
11 White-throated Pigeon (Lord Howe Island) Extinct extinct
168 White-winged Fairy-wren (Barrow Island) Vulnerable vulnerable
169 White-winged Fairy-wren (Dirk Hartog Island) Vulnerable vulnerable
22 Wilson's Storm-Petrel (subantarctic) Vulnerable not listed
210 Yellow Chat (Alligator Rivers) Endangered endangered
209 Yellow Chat (Capricorn) Endangered critically endangered
208 Yellow Wattlebird (King Island) Near Threatened not listed
205 Yellow-tufted Honeyeater (Helmeted) Critically Endangered endangered

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